[USA] July 10 (ANI): Hollywood actor Billy Dee Williams is making a comeback in the Star Wars series once again.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the actor, who famously portrayed played the galactic gambler Lando Calrissian, will play the same part in upcoming 'Star Wars: Episode IX'.
He is going to star alongside 'Mission: Impossible III' star Keri Russell in the upcoming movie.
The character he is portraying is pretty famous as it also appeared in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'. Donald Glover was roped the younger Calrissian in this movie.
Episode IX is being directed by J.J. Abrams. The movie will bring in Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac and Adam Driver, to name a few.
The film is slated to release on December 20, 2019. (ANI)